Eating less meat and dairy is an easy way to reduce your climate change impact

By : Eating Better
Oct 9, 2018

Yesterday, we received the most extensive warning yet on the risks of rising global temperatures. But, there are steps we can take to reduce our contribution, and eating less meat and dairy is the cheapest and easiest way to play our part.

Why less and better meat and dairy is better for nature

By : Eating Better
Sep 10, 2018
Category : General

Following the publication of Eating Better’s ‘Principles of Eating Meat and Dairy More Sustainably: The Less and Better Approach,’ and the VLOG on the same subject. We asked Harry Greenfield to set out RSPB's stance on how a ‘less and better’ approach to meat and dairy consumption impacts on nature. This is what he had to say.

How to start eating 'less but better' meat and dairy

By : Eating Better
Sep 7, 2018

Are you asking the right questions when shopping? What do the labels on meat really mean? What does organic farming look like in practice? How do we buy 'less and better' meat? Discover more about these meaty issues in our latest video.

A meaty challenge

By : Eating Better
Aug 29, 2018

In this article we catch up with Trewin Restorick from Eating Better alliance partner Hubbub. We wanted to find out the impact of ‘Meat Your Match,’ which was launched in March 2018, it challenged a group of men to halve the amount of meat in their diets by exploring more plant-based protein sources. 

Veg Cities are cooking

Veg Cities launched in June 2018, following pilots in Cardiff, Birmingham and Brighton & Hove. There are now 15 Veg Cities, we asked Project Co-ordinator and Eating Better Trustee – Sofia Parente to tell us more, this is what she had to say.

 

Better meat: pasture fed livestock

By : Eating Better
Jul 19, 2018

We recently organised a visit to Romshed Farm in Kent. The visit was arranged for campaigners, researchers and policymakers to see in practice a Pasture for Life certified farm. In this article Sara Gregson from Pasture For Life explains the benefits of this form of farming. 

Is a meat tax inevitable and desirable?

By : Eating Better
Jul 18, 2018

That was the question posed by a recent meeting of the Food Ethics Council’s Business Forum with keynote presentations from Eating Better’s Sue Dibb.

Healthy and sustainable diets through agricultural policy reform

By : Eating Better
Jul 17, 2018
Category : General

Eating Better's Sue Dibb sets out the case for agricultural policy reform to support healthy and sustainable diets.

Ready Meals – ready in minutes, but not ready for the future

By : Eating Better
Jul 9, 2018

We Brits love convenience and nothing is more convenient than a ready meal. Our latest survey of ready meals in the top UK supermarkets shows that they aren’t serving the demand for healthier plant-based options, and the meat used as an ingredient in ready meals is falling short on animal welfare and provenance.

Eating Better announces Simon Billing as new Executive Director

By : Eating Better
Jun 15, 2018
Category : General

The Eating Better alliance is pleased to announce that Simon Billing will take over as its new Executive Director.

Stop Live Transport

By : Eating Better
Jun 5, 2018
Category : General

Eating Better is supporting the Compassion in World Farming - Stop Live Transport campaign to raise awareness and demonstrate opposition to long distance transport of, live animals.

More Veg, Less Meat cookbook

By : Eating Better
May 17, 2018
Category : General

We eat twice the amount of meat we need to, and only half the amount of vegetables that we are supposed to. We’re all aware that cutting down on meat and dairy would significantly help reduce greenhouse gases, and also improve our health, but the majority of us do not want to cut it out entirely.

In her new book, ‘More Veg, Less Meat,’ Rachel de Thample reveals we can reverse that statistic and pack our meals full of fresh plant-based ingredients.

Eating Better calls for ‘less and better’ in post-Brexit food and agriculture plans

By : Eating Better
Apr 19, 2018

Eating Better calls on DEFRA to integrate a less and better approach to meat and dairy into its post-Brexit plans, and to do more to encourage and reward farmers adopting more sustainable and higher welfare animal farming methods. 

 

 

Hubbub challenges men on meat. Will you join?

By : Eating Better
Mar 14, 2018

Eating Better alliance partner Hubbub is launching a series of targeted campaigns to support a mainstream audience to eat more plant-based protein. In this blog Hubbub, Creative Partner – Tessa Tricks explains why this campaign is so important.

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